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Park’s Vegetable Growing Tips (Q-Z)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Fruit, Gardening Tips, Park Seed, Seeds, Tips and Techniques, Tomatoes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Radish   Harvest when crisp and mild (before roots become pithy). Excellent to interplant with slower germinating crops to mark rows.   Soybean   Dust seed with Legume-Aid before sowing. Fertilize at planting time and again when plants are 8 to 10 inches high. Soybeans require a long, warm growing season. Harvest immature beans when pods are...

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Park’s Vegetable Growing Tips (D-P)

Posted by on Mar 29, 2012 in Fruit, Gardening Tips, Park Seed, Peppers, Seeds, Tips and Techniques, Vegetables | 0 comments

Eggplant   Easily damaged by cold temperatures. Fertilize at planting time and when fruits start to form. Harvest when relatively young and skins are very shiny.   Kale   See Collards. Kale does not tolerate summer heat, but is extremely cold-tolerant.   Lettuce, Head   Sow directly in the garden, or indoors for transplants. When...

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Park’s Vegetable Growing Tips (A-C)

Posted by on Mar 28, 2012 in Corn, Gardening Tips, Park Seed, Seeds, Tips and Techniques, Vegetables | 0 comments

Bean, Pole Snap   Dust seed with Legume-Aid. Fertilize when planting and again when 6 to 8 inches tall. Train on a trellis, tripod, fence or other support. Keep picked to encourage further production.   Bean, Bush Snap   Dust seed with Legume-Aid. Fertilize at planting time and again when 6 to 8 inches tall. Keep picked to encourage further...

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Next Year’s Garden: Raised Beds

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in Garden Info, Gardening Tips, Park Seed, Tips and Techniques | 1 comment

Next Year’s Garden, continued…   Raised Beds    Raised beds make gardening easier! As you build up your soil by adding compost, the bed’s surface will rise above ground level. Surround such a bed with some material to hold the soil in place — you’ll have a raised bed. Common edging materials include: timbers, blocks, bricks, boards and...

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